The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
South West / Somerset
Rank 21 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 16 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.43% 4.09% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.21% 5.00% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 13
Median daily rate £360 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £413 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £540 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 260 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 78.31% 81.76% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 162 144
Median daily rate £355 £388 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% +18.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £308 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £34.73 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +8 11 £363 -15.45% 1
Yeovil -5 1 £425 -22.72% 2
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for TDD.

1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) C#
3 18 (69.23%) .NET
4 15 (57.69%) Scrum
5 14 (53.85%) Unit Testing
6 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 13 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
7 12 (46.15%) Pair Programming
8 11 (42.31%) QA
8 11 (42.31%) Kanban
8 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
8 11 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
9 10 (38.46%) Selenium
9 10 (38.46%) NServiceBus
9 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
10 9 (34.62%) BDD
10 9 (34.62%) Line Management
11 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
11 8 (30.77%) MVC
12 7 (26.92%) SQL
12 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
12 7 (26.92%) WPF
12 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
12 7 (26.92%) Gherkin
12 7 (26.92%) Test Planning
13 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (38.46%) NServiceBus
2 5 (19.23%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (15.38%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) Alfresco
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.85%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) Liferay
5 1 (3.85%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Big Data
3 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.85%) HBase
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (38.46%) Selenium
3 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) JUnit
4 3 (11.54%) Subversion
5 2 (7.69%) Ant
5 2 (7.69%) Apache Buildr
5 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.69%) jMock
5 2 (7.69%) Maven
5 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.85%) Gradle
6 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.85%) TestNG
6 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.85%) WATIR
6 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) C# Developer
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Developer in Test
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Architect
7 2 (7.69%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.85%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (26.92%) Gherkin
3 7 (26.92%) WPF
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 5 (19.23%) WF
6 4 (15.38%) RESTful
6 4 (15.38%) Spring
7 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.54%) JSON
8 2 (7.69%) Ajax
8 2 (7.69%) CSS
8 2 (7.69%) EJB
8 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.69%) JSF
8 2 (7.69%) JSP
8 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Semantic Web
2 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.85%) RIA
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
2 1 (3.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Scrum
3 14 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 13 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 13 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (46.15%) Pair Programming
5 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
6 11 (42.31%) Kanban
7 9 (34.62%) BDD
7 9 (34.62%) Line Management
8 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (30.77%) MVC
8 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
9 7 (26.92%) Test Planning
10 6 (23.08%) Workflow
11 4 (15.38%) API Development
11 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
12 3 (11.54%) Open Source
12 3 (11.54%) SDLC
13 2 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
1 2 (7.69%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
1 2 (7.69%) OpenAM
1 2 (7.69%) OpenSSO
1 2 (7.69%) Sun Identity Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) ATG
2 2 (7.69%) ForgeRock
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Sun
3 1 (3.85%) BEA